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    NewHopeR is offline Senior Member
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    Default Is "character" used properly here?

    The character of the pain feels like a worse burning.

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    Default Re: Is "character" used properly here?

    That's very unnatural. We might say "The pain is characterised by a burning sensation" or something similar.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Is "character" used properly here?

    The pain just feels like something. If you want to dress it up in $10 words then it's 'characterized by a sensation'. But mixing together the two (plain speech and high-falutin terminology) just sounds silly!

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